Hi everybody! This is my first post to LaLD.

I’m in university in Southern Ontario, and I’ve been collecting for about 3 years now. I have a number of Matchbox and Hot Wheels, a few Tomicas, and a few Greenlight and M2 Machines, which entered the Canadian markets sometime last year. Sadly, AutoWorlds don’t appear to be available in Canada at all. I pretty much just collect 1/64, mainly since being in university doesn’t afford me much money or space, and also I don’t have much space/time for taking pictures.

Probably my favorite Matchbox is this - the Lesney Edition Volvo 1800S. The Lesney Edition series came out in 2010 and 2011 and featured metal bases and extra detailing.

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Although the base and box show 1969 Volvo P1800S, only the 1961-1962 cars were prefixed with P. In 1963, Volvo moved production to Sweden, from Jensen’s facilities in Britain, and the car was renamed 1800S (no cars were officially called P1800S).

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This Volvo 1800S is the only Lesney Edition I ever found, although I’m still on the lookout for more. This one, like all Matchbox/Hot Wheels I’ve bought in the last few years, still has all original packaging, which makes storage a little easier - no cases necessary.

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